Rainbow Six Siege got its first big update. Hit registration appears to be improved. There's also an auto-kick feature for team killers and an optional HD graphics pack for PC players. More divisive, meanwhile, are HUD changes that make casual and ranked modes similar. Ubi plans to add a third, less forgiving mode, Hardcore, early next year.
Rainbow Six Siege Got Its First Big Update
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